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Goin' to Kansas City
by Nathan W. Pearson
University of Illinois Press, 1987
Paper: 978-0-252-06438-8 | Cloth: 978-0-252-01336-2
Library of Congress Classification ML3508.8.K37P4 1987
Dewey Decimal Classification 785.4209778411

ABOUT THIS BOOK
ABOUT THIS BOOK
"A big juicy wedge of jazz history.
      . . . Lots of wonderful stories."
      -- Los Angeles Daily News  
      "Kansas City was a hub for Jazz bands that crisscrossed the country in
        the 1930s. . . . The interviews go beyond jazz into the infamous political
        machinery that made Kansas City a wide-open and corrupt town where jazz
        could flourish."
        -- Choice
      "A wealth of stories, a good measure of entertainment and a valuable
        stab at history -- not to mention some great pictures."
        -- The Kansas City Star
 

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